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Soil comprising the pedosphere is positioned at the interface of the lithosphere and biosphere with the atmosphere and hydrosphere. Soil is considered a three phase system, consisting of solid, liquid, and gas. The solid phase consists of mineral and organic matter, including living organisms. The liquid phase is known as the 'soil solution', and is the phase from which plants take up nutrients. The gaseous phase is important for supplying oxygen to the roots for respiration. Agrictural soil of the study area is very fertile and is a main source of economy for local population. This deals the investigation of heavy metal in the soil of study area.The effect of local transportation on the productivity of vegetables have also been discussed.
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages: 136
  • Author: Sultan Alam, Manzoor Ahmad, Zia Uddin
  • ISBN: 3848415380
  • Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
Publication DateFebruary 23, 2012
Primary CategoryScience/Chemistry - General

Variation of Contaminants in the Road Side Agricultural Soil

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